If you are in immediate danger call 000 and ask for Police.
This is the quickest way to get help. When you call 000, the operator will ask you if you want to connect to Police, Fire or Ambulance service and connect you immediately.
Phone: 1800 737 732
1800RESPECT is the national domestic, family and sexual violence counselling, information and support service. They provide online and telephone counselling for people who are experiencing or are at the risk of experiencing domestic, family and sexual violence.
It is a confidential service available 24/7 (24 hours a day, seven days a week).
NSW DOMESTIC VIOLENCE LINE (DV Line)
Phone: 1800 65 64 63
NSW Domestic Violence Line provides counselling and referralservice to women experiencing domestic and family violence. Available 24/7. Interpreters are available, if you cannot speak English or are not fluent in English.
Phone:1800 152 152
Link2home is a statewide homelessness information and referral telephone service. It is open 24/7. Link2home provides information, conducts assessments and provides referrals to homelessness services across NSW.
WOMEN’S LEGAL SERVICE NSW
Phone: (02) 8745 6988 Women’s Legal Service NSW (WLS NSW) provides free and confidential legal advice and referrals to women in NSW, with a focus on family law, parenting issues, domestic violence, sexual assault and discrimination.
LEGAL AID NSW
Phone: 1300 888 529
Call between 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday (except public holidays).Legal Aid NSW helps people within NSW with legal information and identifies services within your area that can help you. Its legal services include legal advice, support with criminal matters involving the police, family matters involving children or relationship breakdown or civil matters.
TRANSLATING AND INTERPRETING SERVICE (TIS) NATIONAL
Phone: 13 14 50
TIS National is an interpreting service for people who do not speak English and for the agencies that need to communicate with them. It provides immediate telephone interpreting services, as well as pre-booked telephone interpreting, video remote interpreting and face to face interpreting. You can access interpreters in more than 150 languages. Immediate Phone Interpreting helps you access the service 24/7.
MEN’S LINE AUSTRALIA
Phone: 1300 78 99 78
Men’sLine Australia offers free professional 24/7 telephone counselling support for men with concerns about mental health, anger management, using or experiencing family violence, addiction, relationship, stress and wellbeing.
Phone: 1800 55 1800
Kids Helpline is free, confidential, 24hours/7daus phone and online counselling service for young people aged 5 to 25. Kids Helpline provides practical help and emotional support at critical moment when they need someone to listen and can be a life-saving experience in some instances.
MY BLUE SKY
Phone: 02 9514 8115
SMS: 0481 070 844
Launched by Anti-Slavery Australia, My Blue Sky is Australia’s first website dedicated to forced marriage prevention, information and legal advice. Marriage in Australia is for men and women over the age of 18, who fully agree to and understand the marriage. No one is allowed to force you to get married against your will.
Available in 15 languages with specialised pages for young children, teenagers, educators and medical practitioners, the website offers vulnerable people access to information about marriage in Australia, and direct access to legal advice and support through SMS, email or a secure online locker room.
FULL STOP AUSTRALIA
Full Stop Australia supports peopleimpacted by sexual, domestic or family violence through support, education and advocacy. Their counsellors are available 24/7 by telephone and online. They also provide face to face counselling at some Women’s Health Centres in NSW.
Phone: 13 11 14
SMS: 0477 13 11 14
Lifeline provides24/7 crisis support and suicide prevention support to people experiencing emotional distress. Lifeline does not want anyone to face their darkest moments alone. They provide face to face, telephone, text and online support to empower people to be safe through connection, compassion and hope.
Email: [email protected]
Ask Izzy website connects people in need with housing, a meal, money, domestic and family violence help, counselling and much more.
It is free and anonymous, with thousands of services listed across Australia.